LibriVox recording of A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880, Volume I by Justin McCarthy. Read in English by Pamela Nagami
An engaging history of Great Britain in the heyday of Queen Victoria and of her empire by the liberal Irish Member of Parliament, Justin McCarthy. He brings us the larger than life personalities of the day, Victoria and Albert, Russell and Peel, O'Connell and Palmerston, Gladstone and Disraeli, and relates great events, the Afghan War, the Irish famine, and the Crimean War without ever losing sight of the hopes and fears of the common people at home and abroad. (Pamela Nagami)
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